US Congressman backs Balochistan’s right of self determination.

sensenbrennerBRUSSELS: A member the U.S. House of Representatives has called upon the Pakistan government to stop its authoritarian measures in Balochistan and to respect the right to self-determination of the Baloch people.

In a message to an event organized at the European Parliament in Brussels titled Balochistan: Destiny Denied, Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, who is member of the House Judiciary Committee and member of the Crime, Terror and Homeland Security Sub-Commitee, called on the Pakistan government to “cease its authoritarian operations” in Balochistan. He said, “Americans empathize with Balochistan’s call for self-determination.”

BalochistanThe congressman from Wisconsin added, “The Baloch people have passed for nearly seven decades to throw the yoke of Pakistani rule … Baloch activism had been met by Pakistani armor, artillery and air strikes.”

Rep. Sessenbrenner said in his statement, “I support … freedom and liberty for the Baloch people. It is their right to determine their future and how best to protect the rights of Balochistan’s citizens.”

Others who spoke at the event included MEP from Poland Ryszard Czarnecki, Canadian MP Russ Hiebert, Mehran Marri the Balochistan representative at the UNHRC and the EU, and Tarek Fatah, executive director of the newly formed think tank, ‘Balochistan House’.

BALUCHISTAN - Destiny Denied

7 comments for “US Congressman backs Balochistan’s right of self determination.

  1. John Smith
    October 17, 2013 at 6:56 AM

    I support fully the right of self determination of the Baluch people. Please keep up the fight.

  2. Zaib Hassan
    October 17, 2013 at 11:30 AM

    thank you. Human rights are need to be secured and Baloch are also human.

  3. Gazzin Baloch
    October 18, 2013 at 8:19 AM

    If worldwide known about Balochistan, then the day is not far for free Balochistan.
    Thanks all representatives.

  4. Jim
    October 21, 2013 at 6:24 AM

    I smell a rat here. All this hype on Baluchistan appears to be the handiwork of Indians and Americans combined. I have been to Afghanistan and seen how the Indian consulates there are hard at work to prepare these guys for launching them into Baluchistan and destabilizing Pakistan. “Enemies of the US may survive, its “Friends” stand little chance”.

  5. zar gul zehri
    December 27, 2013 at 12:50 PM

    thank of god some listen innocent appile

  6. Ghost
    February 11, 2014 at 10:48 AM

    Balochistan (Kalat) was an indipendant country before Pakistan occupied it. Tgey have every right to remain indipendent.

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